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UPDATED: Atari blocks Jeff Minter from releasing new versions of TxK

UPDATED: Atari blocks Jeff Minter from releasing new versions of TxK

The planned PS4, PC and Android releases of Llamasoft’s shooter TxK will not be released following a copyright claim from Atari.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 18th 2015 at 2:04PM in News
Space Hulk: Ascension developer Full Control lays off staff

Space Hulk: Ascension developer Full Control lays off staff

Space Hulk: Ascension developer Full Control has laid off a number of its staff and has ceased development on new games.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Mar 18th 2015 at 1:25PM in News
VIDEO: Pixels trailer sees Pac-Man meet (and bite) his creator

VIDEO: Pixels trailer sees Pac-Man meet (and bite) his creator

Sony Pictures has released the first trailer for Adam Sandler movie Pixels.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 18th 2015 at 1:15PM in News
Yakuza keeps PS4 and Vita on top in Japan for a third week, as Mario Party 10 debuts at No.4

Yakuza keeps PS4 and Vita on top in Japan for a third week, as Mario Party 10 debuts at No.4

Nintendo’s new all-star outing for Mario Party hasn’t been enough to outdo Sega’s latest virtual gangster offering in Japan.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Mar 18th 2015 at 1:00PM in News

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League of Legends featuring in Chinese Windows 10 push

League of Legends featuring in Chinese Windows 10 push

League of Legends is being used to accelerate the adoption of Windows 10 in China thanks to a partnership between Microsoft and Tencent.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 18th 2015 at 12:16PM in News
One retailer is already taking pre-orders for the Nintendo NX

One retailer is already taking pre-orders for the Nintendo NX

Gamers in Australia are already able to pre-order Nintendo’s new NX console.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 18th 2015 at 11:43AM in News
Raptr to stop tracking console data, become PC-only service

Raptr to stop tracking console data, become PC-only service

Games-centric tracking and social network Raptr has ditched console support.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 18th 2015 at 11:29AM in News
Interface registration opens - book now, indies go free

Interface registration opens - book now, indies go free

Indie developers will be able to attend May's Interface event as a delegate for free.

on Mar 18th 2015 at 11:15AM in News

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First Nintendo smartphone game due out this year

First Nintendo smartphone game due out this year

Nintendo’s first titles developed specifically for mobile phones should be out by the end of the year.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 18th 2015 at 10:21AM in News
Steam will now refund purchases made in EU for 14 days

Steam will now refund purchases made in EU for 14 days

EU residents are now able to obtain refunds on their digital Steam purchases.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 18th 2015 at 9:36AM in News
Cities: Skylines surpasses 500,000 sales

Cities: Skylines surpasses 500,000 sales

Cities: Skylines has run past 500,000 sales in less than a week.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 17th 2015 at 6:03PM in News
Mad Catz building Street Fighter V FightSticks, FightPads

Mad Catz building Street Fighter V FightSticks, FightPads

Capcom has again teamed up with peripheral maker Mad Catz to produce new licensed FightSticks and FightPads for the latest in the Street Fighter Series.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 17th 2015 at 5:43PM in News

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Steam users now required to disclose paid endorsements

Steam users now required to disclose paid endorsements

Valve has released an updated version of the Steam Subscriber Agreement, included in which is a new clause that requires users to disclose when they're being paid to promote a ...

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 17th 2015 at 5:24PM in News
PlayStation Now Private Beta coming to the UK very soon

PlayStation Now Private Beta coming to the UK very soon

Sony will roll out a private beta for its PlayStation Now PS4 games streaming service in the UK this spring.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 17th 2015 at 4:05PM in News
Nintendo share price rockets 25% on smartphone news

Nintendo share price rockets 25% on smartphone news

Iwata has relented and given the green light for Nintendo games on smartphones – and the markets are delighted.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 17th 2015 at 3:43PM in News
Stealth Inc 2 is exclusive to Humble Bundle on PC

Stealth Inc 2 is exclusive to Humble Bundle on PC

Curve Digital is releasing its next PC game exclusively on the Humble Store for a limited time.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 17th 2015 at 3:00PM in News

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Day9: Accessibility will make eSports 'the predominant hobby in the world'

Day9: Accessibility will make eSports 'the predominant hobby in the world'

Is the boom in the popularity of eSports a fad or a sign of the future of video games?

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 17th 2015 at 2:40PM in News
PlayStation makes nearly £3bn in Q3

PlayStation makes nearly £3bn in Q3

Sony has reported an increase in sales and income for the quarter ending December 31st.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 17th 2015 at 1:19PM in News
PEGI launches on Google Play

PEGI launches on Google Play

PEGI age ratings will now be displayed on games sold on the Google Play store.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Mar 17th 2015 at 1:00PM in News
PlayStation Plus and Xbox Live subscriptions added to consumer price index

PlayStation Plus and Xbox Live subscriptions added to consumer price index

Online game subscriptions like PlayStation Plus and Xbox Live will now be used to calculate the impact of inflation. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Mar 17th 2015 at 12:38PM in News
Accessories Update: Nvidia Shield and GameCube Controller Adaptor

Accessories Update: Nvidia Shield and GameCube Controller Adaptor

MCV takes a look at the best accessories heading to UK retail. This week, we investigate Nvidia’s living room debut and hook up with GameCube controllers on Wii U and ...

on Mar 17th 2015 at 12:16PM in News
Dragon Ball Xenoverse ships 1.5m units worldwide

Dragon Ball Xenoverse ships 1.5m units worldwide

Bandai Namco's latest Dragon Ball title Xenoverse has shipped 1.5m units globally. 

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Mar 17th 2015 at 12:13PM in News
International Factfile 2015: Portugal

International Factfile 2015: Portugal

Portugal is a fast-growing European region for games, despite a recent withdrawal of games retail in the area.

on Mar 17th 2015 at 12:03PM in News
Margin Makers: Guide to Battlefield Hardline merchandise

Margin Makers: Guide to Battlefield Hardline merchandise

The next entry in EA’s military shooter series takes the action to a local level, pitting cops against criminals. MCV steals a glance at upcoming merchandise for Battlefield Hardline

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Mar 17th 2015 at 11:45AM in News